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Cricket Grounds

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ISBN 10 : 1873431007
Pages : 221 pages
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Download Cricket Grounds PDF Full Free by Roger D. C. Evans and published by STRI. This book was released on 1991 with total page 221 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Covering all aspects of cricket groundsmanship, this text sets the maintenance of modern cricket grounds in historical context by a survey of the groundsman's art since the 1600s. The work details the history of groundsmanship either side of World War II, looking at the modern role of agronomists and other scientists in the study of cricket surfaces. Subsequent topics include: the assessment of an existing table; pitch preparation; mechanized maintenance operations; fertilizer and top dressing; weed, moss, worm and pest control; renovation and repair; and care of the outfield. A chapter is devoted to the planning and construction of new grounds.


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Cricket in the Road

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Publisher : Heinemann
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ISBN 10 : 0435980327
Pages : 143 pages
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Liberation Cricket

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Publisher : Manchester University Press
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ISBN 10 : 0719043158
Pages : 436 pages
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Download Liberation Cricket PDF Full Free by Hilary Beckles and published by Manchester University Press. This book was released on 1995 with total page 436 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Of the global community of cricketers, the West Indians are, arguably, the most well-known and feared. This book shows how this tradition of cricketing excellence and leadership emerged, and how it contributed to the rise of West Indian nationalism and independence.


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Cricket in the Web

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Publisher : UNM Press
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ISBN 10 : 9780826343420
Pages : 203 pages
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The Cricket War

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Publisher : Melbourne Univ. Publishing
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ISBN 10 : 9780522854756
Pages : 400 pages
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Download The Cricket War PDF Full Free by Gideon Haigh and published by Melbourne Univ. Publishing. This book was released on 2008 with total page 400 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In May 1977, the cricket world woke to discover that a 39-year-old businessman called Kerry Packer had signed thirty-five elite international players for his own televised World Series Cricket. The Cricket War, now published with a new introduction and afterword, is the definitive account of the split that changed the game on the field and on the screen. In helmets, under lights, with white balls and in coloured clothes, the outlaw armies of Ian Chappell, Tony Greig and Clive Lloyd fought a daily battle of survival. In boardrooms and courtrooms, Packer and cricket's rulers fought a bitter war of nerves. A compelling account of top-class sporting life, The Cricket War also gives a unique insight into the motives and methods of the tycoon who became Australia's richest man.


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Annals of Cricket

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ISBN 10 : NYPL:33433066586532
Pages : 268 pages
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The Making of New Zealand Cricket

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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN 10 : 9781135754822
Pages : 280 pages
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Download The Making of New Zealand Cricket PDF Full Free by Greg Ryan and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2004-08-02 with total page 280 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: It is generally forgotten that cricket rather than rugby union was the 'national game' in New Zealand until the early years of the twentieth century. This book shows why and how cricket developed in New Zealand and how its character changed across time. Greg Ryan examines the emergence and growth of cricket in relation to diverse patterns of European settlement in New Zealand - such as the systematic colonization schemes of Edward Gibbon Wakefield and the gold discoveries of the 1860s. He then considers issues such as cricket and social class in the emerging cities; cricket and the elite school system; the function of the game in shaping relations between the New Zealand provinces; cricket encounters with the Australian colonies in the context of an 'Australasian' world. A central theme is cricketing relations with England at a time when New Zealand society was becoming acutely conscious of both its own identity and its place within the British Empire. This imperial relationship reveals structures, ideals and objectives unique to New Zealand. Articulate, engaging and entertaining, Ryan demonstrates convincingly how the cricketing experience of New Zealand was quite different from that of other colonies.


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Cricket, Migration and Diasporic Communities

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ISBN 10 : 9781317401216
Pages : 184 pages
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Download Cricket, Migration and Diasporic Communities PDF Full Free by Thomas Fletcher and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2017-10-02 with total page 184 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Ever since different communities began processes of global migration, sport has been an integral feature in how we conceptualise and experience the notion of being part of a diaspora. Sport provides diasporic communities with a powerful means for creating transnational ties, but also shapes ideas of their ethnic and racial identities. In spite of this, theories of diaspora have been applied sparingly to sporting discourses. Despite W.G. Grace’s claim that cricket advances civilisation by promoting a common bond, binding together peoples of vastly different backgrounds, to this day cricket operates strict symbolic boundaries; defining those who do, and equally, do not belong. C.L.R. James’ now famous metaphor of looking ‘beyond the boundary’ captures the belief that, to fully understand the significance of cricket, and the sport’s roles in changing and shaping society, one must consider the wider social and political contexts within which the game is played. Contributions to this volume do just that. Cricket acts as their point of departure, but the way in which ideas of power, representation and inequality are ‘played out’ is unique in each. This book was published as a special issue of Identities.


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Wisden Dictionary of Cricket

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Publisher : A&C Black
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ISBN 10 : 9781408101612
Pages : 224 pages
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Download Wisden Dictionary of Cricket PDF Full Free by Michael Rundell and published by A&C Black. This book was released on 2009-01-01 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Do you know... - the difference between a chinaman and a doosra? - where to find cow corner, the V, and the corridor of uncertainty? - what Nelson, Merlyn and Michelle have to do with cricket? - how to get a ball to reverse-swing, or how the Duckworth/Lewis method works? - the origin of yorker, googly, and third man? The Wisden Dictionary of Cricket is the definitive guide to the noble game. This fully updated third edition is not only an A-Z guide to all things cricket, it also includes illustrations showing positions and strategy, and quotations from cricket literature worldwide - from 18th century match reports right up to the Darrell Hair affair. It will appeal to anyone with an interest in the game - from the seasoned aficionado to the youngest new recruit. If you've ever wondered why a batsman can expect a jaffa on a bunsen, or how to go aerial when you're on a shirtfront... this is the book for you.


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The Magic of Indian Cricket

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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN 10 : 9781134249244
Pages : 304 pages
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Download The Magic of Indian Cricket PDF Full Free by Mihir Bose and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2006-04-18 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In the last twenty years, Indian cricket has been transformed. With the arrival of global television networks, mass-media coverage and multinational sponsors, cricket has become big business and India has become the economic driving force in the world game. For the first time a developing country has become a major player in the international sports arena. This fully updated and revised edition of Mihir Bose's classic history is a unique account of the Indian cricket phenomenon. Drawing on a combination of extensive research and personal experience, Bose traces the development of the Indian game from its beginnings as a colonial pastime to its coming of age as a national passion and now a global commercial powerhouse. This illuminating study reveals Indian cricket's central place in modern India’s identity, culture and society. Insightful, honest and challenging, Bose tackles the myths and controversies of Indian cricket. He considers the game in terms of race, caste, politics, national consciousness and ambition, money, celebrity and the media, evoking all the unpredictability, frustration and glory that is the magic of Indian cricket.


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Cricket and Contemporary Society in Britain

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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN 10 : 9781317293071
Pages : 178 pages
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Download Cricket and Contemporary Society in Britain PDF Full Free by Russell Holden and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2021-11-30 with total page 178 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book investigates the declining status of cricket within contemporary British society after the high-water mark of England’s Ashes victory in 2005. It considers the deep roots of the game within British national life as well as its ever-changing nature, and reflects upon the current significance and relevance of a sport that many still perceive as deeply traditional and conservative in outlook. Adopting a socio-political approach, the book offers new perspectives on both the contemporary realities of modern cricket and the social, cultural and political condition of modern Britain. Rather than focusing on personality and the detail of match history, the book looks at how the sport has coped with wider societal changes, such as those in Afro-Caribbean and South Asian communities, and how this has demanded adaptation by cricket’s governing authorities. The book also considers the international context in which the game continues to develop and how the initiative with new formats such as Twenty20 has been lost to other cricketing nations, and it offers insight into the continued expansion and recent professionalization of the women’s game, hinting at ways in which cricket as a whole could recapture the public’s imagination. Cricket and Contemporary Society in Britain is an invaluable resource for those studying the sociology of sport, sport history, cultural studies, the politics of sport, cultural identity, sport management and sport development. It is also a fascinating read for anybody with an interest in cricket or in the value of sport in an era of rapid socio-economic, political and cultural change.


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Cricket on the Continent

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Publisher : eBook Partnership
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ISBN 10 : 9781785312656
Pages : 256 pages
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Download Cricket on the Continent PDF Full Free by Tim Brooks and published by eBook Partnership. This book was released on 2016-10-03 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From sun-kissed olive groves to frosty pine glades, cricket is played in every corner of continental Europe. But the game is fragile at its frontiers, struggling for profile and participants on a football-obsessed continent. Cricket on the Continent reflects on how the sport was exported, introduced and developed in mainland Europe, and the challenges it faced (and continues to face). It examines what lies in store in an uncertain future; casts a critical eye at the role of the ICC, the game-changing opportunities the Olympics could bring and the unique origins and development in different countries. These fundamental questions are confronted head on in a tale of matches, machinations and miracles, and a voyage through a fascinating patchwork of cultural nuances, colourful characters and cricketing intrigue that form the map of cricket in Europe.


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Cricket and community in England

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Publisher : Manchester University Press
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ISBN 10 : 9781784991692
Pages : 192 pages
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Download Cricket and community in England PDF Full Free by Peter Davies and published by Manchester University Press. This book was released on 2015-07-01 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Available in paperback for the first time, Cricket and Community in England: 1800 to the Present Day is a path-breaking enquiry into the social history of the summer game. It is written by two specialist cricket historians and based on extensive primary research. It traces the history of the sport at grassroots level from its origins right up to the present day. It will appeal to the cricket historian and the general sports enthusiast alike. The book has two main goals: to provide readers with an accessible introduction to the history of grassroots cricket in England and to supply a clear overview of the different phases of this history. The structure of book is chronological but also thematic. The six chapters look at such issues as early cricket, the origins of clubs, competition, the two world wars, multiculturalism and cricket in the twenty-first century.


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The Rites of Cricket and Caribbean Literature

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Publisher : Springer Nature
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ISBN 10 : 9783030659721
Pages : 282 pages
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Download The Rites of Cricket and Caribbean Literature PDF Full Free by Claire Westall and published by Springer Nature. This book was released on 2021-07-01 with total page 282 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book analyses cricket’s place in Anglophone Caribbean literature. It examines works by canonical authors – Brathwaite, Lamming, Lovelace, Naipaul, Phillips and Selvon – and by understudied writers – including Agard, Fergus, John, Keens-Douglas, Khan and Markham. It tackles short stories, novels, poetry, drama and film from the Caribbean and its diaspora. Its literary readings are couched in the history of Caribbean cricket and studies by Hilary Beckles and Gordon Rohlehr. C.L.R James’ foundational Beyond a Boundary provides its theoretical grounding. Literary depictions of iconic West Indies players – including Constantine, Headley, Worrell, Walcott, Sobers, Richards, and Lara – feature throughout. The discussion focuses on masculinity, heroism, father-son dynamics, physical performativity and aesthetic style. Attention is also paid to mother-daughter relations and female engagement with cricket, with examples from Anim-Addo, Breeze, Wynter and others. Cricket holds a prominent place in the history, culture, politics and popular imaginary of the Caribbean. This book demonstrates that it also holds a significant and complicated place in Anglophone Caribbean literature.


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The Cricket Quiz Book

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ISBN 10 : 9781908382870
Pages : 122 pages
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Download The Cricket Quiz Book PDF Full Free by Adam Pearson and published by Andrews UK Limited. This book was released on 2011-06-24 with total page 122 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Did you know that cricket is the second most popular sport in the world and has been an established team sport for centuries, with more than 100 cricket-playing nations now recognised by the International Cricket Council? No doubt those questions haven’t left cricket aficionados remotely stumped, but be prepared to be caught out by the 1,000 leg-breaking quiz questions in this book. Your innings will require you to recall facts and figures relating to every possible aspect of the game of cricket from players to umpires and national to international matches, together with all kinds of trivia, so you could very easily find yourself in a real spin and may need to enlist the help of friends to bail you out before a sneaky Chinaman bowls you over, slips you up or reduces you to a pile of ashes. Whether you find yourself top of the batting order or limping with a square leg, this book, with a fitting foreword by Dickie Bird, contains a wealth of knowledge about the sport that is guaranteed to enthral all cricket fans, and questions that will stimulate fond memories and friendly debates for many an entertaining hour.


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A History of Cricket in 100 Objects

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ISBN 10 : 9781847659590
Pages : 320 pages
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Download A History of Cricket in 100 Objects PDF Full Free by Gavin Mortimer and published by Profile Books. This book was released on 2013-06-06 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Once the preserve of the English, now, for nations the world over, summertime means cricket bats to be oiled, rain forecasts analysed and tea in the pavilion. Cricket has enthralled us since the seventeenth century. But what is it about the game that provokes such fervour? Award-winning sports author Gavin Mortimer calls together a cast of salt-of-the-earth Yorkshiremen, American billionaires and dashing Indian princes to tell the strange and remarkable tale of cricket's journey from medieval village sport of 'club-ball' to the global media circus graced by superstars from Denis Compton to Sachin Tendulkar. If you've ever wanted to know what a hoop skirt has to do with overarm bowling, why England fight Australia over a burnt bail, or how to avoid tickling a jaffa in the corridor of uncertainty, Mortimer chalks up a stunning century of tales in the first truly accessible global history of cricket.


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